Jillian Knowles, MMS, PA-C
All articles by Jillian Knowles, MMS, PA-C
A hospital policy to prevent video recording in the emergency department helps to prevent patients from recording clinicians without their permission.
The Mitrofanoff procedure is a simple yet ingenious concept that creates a passageway for the easy removal of urine in patients who self-catheterize.
Working through the night and sleeping during the day can be a difficult adjustment.
Working with a large number of attending physicians can be one of the biggest difficulties of being an advanced practice provider.
A physician assistant’s stay in the hospital provides a new perspective of a patient’s experience in the emergency department.
Counseling patients on the difference between a Pap smear and a pelvic exam will help them realize the importance of following up with a gynecologist for an annual visit.
Using powder makeup containing talc may increase the risk of ovarian cancer.
Patients increase their chances of carbon monoxide exposure during the winter months.
Lidocaine patches may be effective for patients who are in pain but are looking to avoid drugs that could be addictive.
Prescription drug monitoring programs allow prescribers to perform a statewide search to determine when a patient last had a controlled substance prescribed.
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